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Meek's Cutoff

Directed by Kelly Reichardt
United States, 2010
Drama, History, Western


The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon team of three families has hired the mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a short cut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert.

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Meek's Cutoff
Directed by Kelly Reichardt

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2010 | Golden Lion

2010 | 2 wins including: SIGNIS Award

Sundance Film Festival

2011 | Spotlight

Independent Spirit Awards

2011 | Winner: Producers Award

Toronto International Film Festival

2010 | Contemporary World Cinema

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